Architectural and Engineering Glossary

T
Tebam

The reader’s platform in a synagogue.

Tectiform

Like a roof in form or use.

Tectonic

Of or pertaining to building or construction;architectural.

Tectorial

Covering,forming a roof-like structure.

Tectorium Opus

See opus tectorium.

Tee Iron

1.A flat T-shaped piece of heavy sheet metal having predrilled,countersunk holes;screwed to a joint in wood construction in order to provide reinforcement.2.A section of steel T-beam.

Tee.

1.A finial in the form of a conventionalized umbrella,used on stupas,topes,and pagodas.2.Same as pipe tee3.A metal member having a constant T-shaped cross section.